# The perimeter of a triangle is 51 cm. The lengths of its sides are consecutive odd integers. How do you find the lengths?

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May 16, 2018

16, 17 and 18

#### Explanation:

May 16, 2018

The sides are

#### Explanation:

Let the shortest side be

If the sides are consecutive odd integers, the other two sides will be

The perimeter is the sum of the sides.

The length of the shortest side.

The other sides are